Mr. Moe Campbell, aged 86, of Grant, passed away with his family at his side, Saturday, February 6, 2010.  He was born Elmo Levere Campbell May 19, 1923 in Grant, the son of Eva Belle (Johnson) and Arthur Campbell.  Moe married Charlotte Jane Vittone January 22, 1952 in South Bend, Indiana.  He attended Western Michigan University, Wooster College (Ohio) and St. Mary’s College (California).  He served in the US Navy as a pilot during World War II being a graduate of the US Naval Pilot Training Program, being commissioned as a Lieutenant.  He was an active businessman in the community for many years establishing Moe’s Hardware in Grant in 1948 retiring in 1989.  He also served as Councilman and Mayor of the Village of Grant and was a Life Member of the VFW Post #4249 of Newaygo.  Moe was an avid fisherman, hunter and had a passion for flying.

He is survived by his wife Charlotte, his sons David and his wife Joy Campbell of Fremont, Don Campbell of Grand Rapids, his daughter Debra and her husband Charles Swanson of Oakland, CA, , his 4 grandchildren Dan Campbell, Aaron Campbell, Ben Campbell, John Raymond, 2 great-granddaughters, his sisters Lois Muma of Fremont and Thelma McCoy of Grant, sisters and brothers-in-law Eugene & Char Vittone, Pat & Anna Roche, special cousins Mary & Floyd Powell, niece Julianne Vittone,  and many other nieces, nephews and cousins.  Moe will be greatly missed by his family. 

A Celebration of Life will be held later this spring and as a memorial please consider the Fremont Area Community Foundation for the Ashland-Grant Fire Department Endowment Fund, 424 W. 48th St., Fremont, Michigan 49412.  The family is being served by the McKinley Funeral Home in Grant.

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